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Tile - Mr Lee Lewis in the character of Harlequin
  • Mr Lee Lewis in the character of Harlequin
    Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803
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Mr Lee Lewis in the character of Harlequin

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1777-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803 (printer)
    Sadler and Green (factory)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

  • Museum number:

    C.24-1993

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 4, shelf 8, box TRAY1

Physical description

Tin-glazed earthenware, design of full-length theatrical portrait of Mr Lee Lewes in the character of Harlequin with elaborate border including masks, torches and musical instruments, white back ground transfer printed in black from an engraved copper plate, by Guy Green, Sadler and Green. England (Liverpool), about 1777-1780

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1777-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803 (printer)
Sadler and Green (factory)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

Dimensions

Width: 128 mm, Thickness: 8 mm

Descriptive line

Tin-glazed earthenware, design of full-length theatrical portrait of Mr Lee Lewes in the character of Harlequin with elaborate border including masks, torches and musical instruments, white back ground transfer printed in black from an engraved copper plate, by Guy Green, Sadler and Green. England (Liverpool), about 1777-1780

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
Ray 1973, No: F1-17.
Ray 1973, No: F1-1.
Ray, Anthony, Liverpool Printed Tiles, Jonathan Horne, London, 1994, pp 13, 57-63.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze; Enamels

Techniques

Glazed; Transfer printed

Subjects depicted

Lyre; Figure; Theatre; Masks

Categories

Delftware; Tiles; Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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